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ABC
Nov 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
the nor'easter. starting today in new york city, gas rationing, based on the number of your license plate. and the lines for gas and cars and on foot, still stretching long. 25% of the 800 gas stations in the area, shut down. and the city says this could go on another two weeks. about a half a million people are still without power in new york and new jersey. >>> and still ahead here on "world news," a secret to saving a lot of "real money" this holiday. what is the best day of the week to buy your plane tickets? do you know? that answer and more when we come back. okay, now here's our holiday gift list. aww, not the mall. well, i'll do the shopping... if you do the shipping. shipping's a hassle. i'll go to the mall. hey. hi. you know, holiday shipping's easy with priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service. if it fits, it ships anywhere in the country for a low flat rate. yea, i know. oh, you're good. good luck! priority mail flat rate boxes. online pricing starts at $5.15. only from the postal service. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] you've been years in the making. and there are m
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 5:30pm PST
rivers to surge past their banks. and take another look at venice. that city, under water now, kayaks instead of gondolas and tourists taking refuge on benches hoisting their luggage aloft. the floodwaters though we can report are finally receding tonight. >>> back here at home we told you last night about families still suffering living without power now 15 days after hurricane sandy including thousands on long island. the long island power authority has come under fire accused of gross negligence. today, new york governor andrew cuomo launched an investigation and vowed to hold them accountable. >>> and with nine days left until thanksgiving, today another kind of thanksgiving tradition. the annual prediction from aaa about how many of us plan to travel this holiday. they say more families will be traveling this year than last. 43.6 million of us will venture at least 50 miles from home and that's up 7% from last year. 90% of the travelers will drive, by the way, and the average thanksgiving travel budget is now $498, down $46 from last year. >>> and still ahead on "world news," an
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
, mounds of sand that line streets like this in rockaway park, just outside new york city. all these really hard-hit areas, they are now just slushy and covered in snow and just a mess. and get this. more than 22,000 people, tonight, have lost power from this new storm already. and we've got a whole night of nor'easter ahead. an ice cold coating of fresh misery. and it has plenty of company tonight. with a new storm on the way. how do you feel? >> tired. exhausted. but hey, what am i going to do? this is life. >> reporter: you can see it. life. piled up on every block. and in every tattered home. this is the water line, right? >> yes. >> reporter: so, you up to -- >> 53 inches. >> reporter: 53 inches. after a week of cleaning up, regina mcmanus had to shut off the generator she's been living off. bringing it inside to protect it from the nor'easter. without power, the temperature in the house is already at 45 degrees and dropping. >> another one's coming, but i'm being reassured that it's going to be a flood zone this time. >> reporter: police are pleading with people to seek shelter. and t
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 5:30pm PST
hook, brooklyn, at the new york city housing authority, where thousands of families are still living without heat and electricity. >> bedroom is ice cold. >> reporter: some of the 47,000 without power across the city. >> you just have to, well, pray. and hope for the best. >> reporter: we found mia tarver and her family using steam from boiling water to keep warm. >> thank god my stove works. because if we didn't have the stove, i don't think i could stay here. >> reporter: the stove is what's keeping you warm. >> yeah. >> reporter: outside, long lines at the relief agencies for bread, blankets and soup. the red cross and other agencies are here. but families are entering their third week without power and they want someone held accountable. >> we were left behind. that's all i can say. we were left behind. they forgot about us. we, too, pay taxes. >> reporter: they worry there's no one rushing to restore the power here because they're poor. the local power utilities say they've done their job. the power is here, at the curb. but the housing authority says it can't bring the electric
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 5:30pm PST
families restore power now, for the second time. and abc's meteorologist ginger zee is in garden city, new york, right now. ginger? >> reporter: diane, 400,000 customers are without power. that's additional customers, after last night's storm. and people are coming up to me on these streets and telling me, this is beyond uncomfortable. it's feeling a little bit more like survivasurvival. when it comes to power, it's a case of haves and have-nots. >> we're the only ones. they have power. they have power. this is the only block in the whole area. >> we are, like, the forgotten block. >> reporter: these neighbors live on just one street on long island. they all came out to talk to us because they say they need help. >> the wires spark every day. they spark from somewhere. you don't know what's live. >> reporter: and last night, those dangerous wires were blowing again. >> i'm watching the wire that's hanging from my house fill up with ice and is it going to fall? >> reporter: the storm caused more than just power problems. 600 flights canceled today on top of 1,600 yesterday, disrupting trave
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 5:30pm PST
that will wipe out jobs? >> it's a race against the clock in a mud ravaged neighborhood of daily city. they're shoring up the hillside. >> we're live in san francisco where they're having problems getting power back on. following a fire that has been out for hours. >> in lake ta show, some of the slopes are open. i'll show you what it's like coming up. >> if california controversial contribution to the fight against climate change. business that's can't meet the state new cap on pollution can now trade with those that can. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> the goal to reduce global warming but the program could translate to big money for cash-strapped california. abc 7 news has the story to sacramento. >> in an ebay like auction, california took kids bidz for pollution credits for oil refineries. under the legislation, credits from this program allow businesses to emit a certain amount of green house gases. it could net
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 6:30pm EST
, in gaza city. alex? >> reporter: good evening, diane. we've heard some very loud explosions all around us tonight as israeli missiles land. we've heard the disting woosh of outgoing rockets at hamas returns fire. tonight, it sees this burst of violence is only getting worse. all day long, rockets filled the bright blue sky, gaza militants firing on israel. at least one rocket landed tonight in tel aviv, israel's commercial capital. sirens blared. residents hit the ground. three israelis were killed earlier when a rocket hit their apartment in the south. this as israeli warplanes pounded the gaza strip. its target? militant groups, most notably, hamas. but caught in the cross-fire, at least 12 civilian, including that 11-month-old boy. "what did my son do to die like this?" his father cried. this is what the aftermath of one of these strikes looks like. a massive crater filled with cinderblock and rebar, with a strong smell of diesel fuel, several of the houses around were damaged very badly. and the residents here on this street tell us they hope hamas and the other groups keep firing roc
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